Homework Choice Boards make nightly assignments into a game by allowing students to choose from a menu of activities for homework. TheMay homework choice boardscan be printed out or shared digitally, and students can play a game of"Homework Bingo"with their parents.
Learners will have fun completing fun May-themed homework, and parents feel that they have some control over the homework process. Plus, there's always the option to do more for those parents who send emails requesting extra work!
This resource was designed to solve those major homework challenges many of us face:
Students not completing their homework
Parents complaints of too much homework
Emails & phone calls requesting extra assignments
This is a problem that has been plaguing teachers for years. With many districts mandating that students receive nightly homework assignments, you've likely been searching for a way to keep parents and students happy without the added homework stress.
Your download includes:
✔ 4 different May-themed choice boards
✔ Easy-to-follow directions for implementing the Homework Bingo system
How to get started with Homework Choice Boards from Differentiated Teaching...
Introduce the week's choice board and discuss options before assigning.
Students glue the board into a journal or keep it in their homework folder & work to complete 10 squares across the week
Return the board on Friday signed with 10 complete squares and you're done!
Add fun incentives for students who complete an entire row, column, or diagonal.
Why Homework Bingo Works...
▸Students love to have a voice & choice in their homework assignments.
▸It offers flexibility for busy families.
▸The choices are meaningful and support classroom learning.
▸Game-based learning is inherently enticing to learners.
▸Rewards can be inexpensive & helpful - like the opportunity to be a line leader
Here's what teachers say about these homework choice boards:
♥ "AMAZING RESOURCE! My students LOVE getting bingo and having the choice of what to do first. They beg for more. Thank you!"- Taylor (5th Grade Teacher)
♥"My students really liked these bingo cards. It kept things interesting this year. The students would come in with them on Fridays and compare with other students who did what this week...creative and engaging."- Joy (3rd Grade Teacher)
♥"It is now March and I have used these as my weekly homework since September. They are very engaging and I love the editable feature, as I have been able to add specifics of what we are doing during that time. Thank you for making such an easy tool. Homework is not a dreadful thing anymore." -Jessica (4th Grade Teacher)
♥"I loved this product because it is not traditional homework. I loved that it gives the students options. I love that it is editable so I can change to my specific classroom needs. My students along with their families have express to me that they love it because it has lots of options."-Yoli (2nd Grade ESOL Special Education Teacher)
♥"ABSOLUTELY LOVE. These have been a life-saving alternative to traditional homework in my classroom this year. The students receive options for relevant, quick skill practice at home rather than struggling with a worksheet that they might not complete at all or their parents help them with... I appreciate the special holiday/seasonal squares and conveniently included free programs like Xtra Math and Spelling City. Definitely recommend!"- Miss K.
♥"I have scored big points with my students and their parents using this resource! It is a fun and engaging way to get my students to do their homework. The best part is that this resource is completely customizable. Thank you for this, it is amazing!"